Born in The Bronx New York, Dj 4our 5ive found his first love of Hip Hop. 4our 5ive moved to Brentwood Long Island where he attended Brentwood High School with the rap duo EPMD. He collaborated with the group to lay scratches on their debut album Strictly Business, released in 1988. 4our 5ive later went on to what was his first 40 city tour, Run’s House headlined by the legendary RUN DMC & Jam Master Jay. Since then he has worked with artist such as Craig Mack, Notorious B.I.G, Diddy, Ma$e, Charli Baltimore, Jim Jones, Cam’ron, JoJo, Lil Cease, Lil Kim, Fabolous, Jay-Z, Young Jeezy & Lil Wayne.
Dj 4our 5ive has a large catalog of mixtapes. In 2003 4our 5ive received an award at Justo’s Eighth Annual Mixtape Awards. Moving on to radio, 4our 5ive did some spot dates on WBLS New York, The Wendy Williams Show. Currently Dj 4our 5ive spins on a online radio mixshow; Streetfixradio.com. 4our 5ive is proud to be nominated for 2 Global Spin Awards in 2012 and 2013, Best Online Dj & Best Tour Dj.
4our 5ive has made many TV appearances in his career. MTV Unplugged, MTV Video Music Awards, VH-1 Storytellers, Lopez Tonight, The Mo’Nique Show, 51stst Grammy Awards, The View, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Last Call with Carson Daly, TRL, Teen Choice Awards, BET 106 & Park, BET The Bassment, Ricki Lake Show, Source Awards, Soul Train, Showtime at the Apollo & Saturday Night Live.
Coined a veteran turntablist, 4our 5ive has remained relevant through his ability to mash up Old School Hip Hop with the evolving Rap, Reggae, Rock, Pop & Electronic Dance music of today. You can find 4our 5ive displaying these skills in clubs, theaters and arenas all over the globe packing out spots all through the US, Dubai, Australia & South Africa etc. Keep checking for 4our 5ive on future shows, tours and events.